COMMUNITY RESOURCES


OTHER CHAPTERS OF THE CANADIAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND in the GTA

CCB TORONTO VISIOnARIES

Social group providing an outings and networking opportunities for visually-impaired individuals
Website: www.ccbtorontovisionaries.ca/
Contact: ccbtorontovisionaries@gmail.com


Ontario Visually Impaired Golfers

Golf team for blind and low vision individuals - No Experience Necessary!
Website: www.ontarioblindgolf.ca
Contact: iona.gherasim@hotmail.com


Toronto Blind Curling Club

Recreational & competitive curling for blind and low vision individuals – No Experience Necessary!
Website: http://www.torontoblindcurling...
Contact: ann.lafontaine8@gmail.com - (416)759-2047


Toronto Dragon Boat

Blind & partially-sighted dragon boating teams – No Experience necessary!
Website: www.rustydragons.ca/
Contact: Myra Rodriguez - (416)489-9323


CCB Mysteries Chapter

Social group that hosts creative evening events such as improv groups and murder mystery nights
Website: www.donnajodhan.com/ccb-mysteries.html
Contact: donnajodhan@sterlingcreations.ca; Donna Jodhan - (416)491-7711


The Toronto Ski Hawks

Skiing group for blind and visually impaired individuals - No Experience Necessary!
Website: www.torontoskihawks.org
Contact: Chris Wyvill - (289)221-9259


Blind Sailing Canada

Sailing for the blind & partially-sighted people out of Toronto Harbour – No experience necessary!
Website: blindsailing.ca/
Contact: info@blindsailing.ca; Chris Jonas - (416)-489-2433

ARTS AND RECREATION

TPL Museum & Arts Pass Program

Free passes for arts, cultural & historic sites for Toronto Public Library card holders
For more information, visit the website: www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/museum-arts-passes
Contact: (416)393-7131


Tangled Arts

Art gallery/organization which promotes and showcases artwork made by artists with disabilities
Website: http://tangledarts.org/
Contact: info@tangledarts.org; Eliza Chandler - (416)725-5064


Royal Ontario Museum Community Access Program

Program reducing barriers to ROM access
Website: www.rom.on.ca/en/visit-us/accessibility/community-access-network
Contact: romcan@rom.on.ca; (416)586-5682


Art Gallery of Ontario Multi Sensory Tours

Guided tactile tours of the AGO with detailed verbal description
Website: https://ago.ca/group-visits/access-art-group-visits
Contact: accesstoart@ago.ca

Support and Services

Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario

Health Service Organization for individuals with vision loss
Website: on.visionlossrehab.ca
Contact: info@vlrehab.ca; 1-844-887-8572

Balance for Blind Adults

Rehabilitation service providing independent living skills, orientation & mobility, adaptive technology training, access to government supports
Website: www.balancefba.org
Contact: info@balancefba.org; (416)236-1796


ALLIANCE FOR EQUALITY OF BLIND CANADIANS (AEBC)

Trans-Canadian Advocacy Associate for individuals who are blind and visually impaired
For more information, visit the website: http://www.blindcanadians.ca/
Contact: Yin Brown, 1 800-561-4774


Accessible Media Inc.

Accessible television and radio programming
Website: www.ami.ca
Contact: info@ami.ca; 1-866-509-4545


Disclaimer: Hands of Fire cannot endorse any of the groups and organization listed above. This page is for informational purposes only and does not serve as specific guide for blind and visually individuals. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the organizations listed, please email us at info@handsoffire.org.